The Great Mystical Circus
Carlos Eduardo Valinoti
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Renata Almeida Magalhães
Carlos Diegues & George Moura
The Great Mystical Circus is the 18th feature film by Carlos Diegues, one of the most important names in Brazilian culture and filmmaking. Inspired by the poem by Jorge de Lima and with musical score by Chico Buarque and Edu Lobo.
The movie tells the story of five generations of the same family-owned circus. From the inauguration of the Great Mystical Circus in 1910 up to present, spectators will follow, with the help of Celaví, the master of ceremonies, the adventures and loves of the Knieps family. A film where reality and fantasy comes together in a mystical universe.
Participation in international festivals / awards
Official Selection - Festival de Cannes
Festival de Cinema de Gramado